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  1. Rios enjoys cycle and a good night

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When Alex Rios sent a fastball from Houston pitcher David Martinez sailing into right-center field, he knew exactly what he had to do. Fly around the bases for a triple. The Rangers' right fielder, who has long strides and r...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  2. Dodgers sailing through chemistry class

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Somebody asked Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly after Tuesday night's 4-2 win over the New York Mets how tough it will be to take Nick Punto out of his lineup Wednesday. "It's pretty easy, honestly," Mattingly said. Punt...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  3. Michael McKenry has career-best 4 hits, leads Pirates by Marlins

    Michael McKenry had a career-best four hits and drove in two runs, Neil Walker and Garrett Jones each added two RBIs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  4. Mets ride 5-run first to third straight win vs. Yankees

    Challenged by fed-up manager Terry Collins, slumping infielders Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada sparked a five-run first inning that kept the New York Mets sailing along in this surprising Subway Series with a 9-4 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Braves 5, Cubs 1

    Jesse Rogers

    ATLANTA -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 5-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. How it happened: Jeff Samardzija was sailing along to the tune of 13 strikeouts, but ran into trouble in the sixth inning. A walk and hit batter helped s...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  6. Dodgers make an offer, but have to wait

    Mark Saxon

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On Tuesday afternoon, Magic Johnson tweeted the following: "I hope my Dodgers will be able to acquire some pitchers at the winter meetings." Sorry, Magic. Things aren't exactly sailing along in that regard. General manager N...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  7. Luis Mendoza picks up win as Royals double up reeling Indians

    Luis Mendoza pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the struggling Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  8. Tigers top White Sox for share of division lead

    Justin Verlander shut down Chicago after the first inning and Delmon Young hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth Sunday night to lift the Tigers to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox and a share of first place in the AL Central.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  9. Astros-Reds Preview

    Astros-Reds Preview

    Preview | September 19, 2011
  10. Justin Verlander beats Royals to improve to 16-5

    Justin Verlander lasted seven innings despite some balky defense behind him and the Detroit Tigers hung on to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Saturday night, moving their ace into a tie for the major league lead in wins.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  11. Jered Weaver having a Cy Young-caliber season for Los Angeles Ang...

    Mark Saxon

    Weaver's season fits with past great Halos -- who weren't always angels.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  12. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Twins 1

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The starter had his stuff and the closer brought the fire. Matt Harrison continued his spectacular season by locking up the Minnesota Twins over 7 1/3 innings. It was mostly easy sailing for the 25-year-old righthander, but whe...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  13. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 6, Cubs 4

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at the Chicago Cubs' 6-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Friday: How it happened: Cubs starter Randy Wells, sailing through six innings after surviving a two-run first inning, hit a roadblock in the seventh. He gave...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  14. Miguel Olivo hits home run off Ryan Raburn's glove in Mariners' w...

    Miguel Olivo hit a blooper-reel home run and Felix Hernandez extended his dominance of the Detroit Tigers in the Seattle Mariners' 7-3 win Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  15. Smooth sailing for Soriano

    Ian Begley

    When A.J. Burnett reached 54 pitches after two innings against the Orioles on Wednesday, Rafael Soriano thought the Yankee bullpen would be in for a long night. "When I saw him after two innings, I thought 'Oh my god,'" Soriano said. "I figured th...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  16. Chad Billingsley struggles with lead again in Los Angeles Dodgers...

    Tony Jackson

    Say what you will, but Chad Billingsley can't seem to pitch with a lead.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011